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On Course: Spotlight features on Baltimore-Metro region golf courses

Between public and private venues, there are nearly 100 golf courses within 60 miles of downtown Baltimore. Through weekly installments, the "On Course" series take a multimedia look at what makes each of these properties unique.

  • Bulle Rock Golf Course

    Bulle Rock Golf Course

    The walls outside the locker rooms in the Bulle Rock clubhouse are running out of room to display the multitude of plaques and framed awards that have been bestowed upon the Havre De Grace facility over the last two decades. Already in 2018, Maryland’s most decorated public golf course has once...

  • Forest Park Golf Course

    Forest Park Golf Course

    On a warm Tuesday in mid-May, the Forest Park Golf Course in the outskirts of Baltimore serves as a melting pot of area players that run the gamut of both age and skill level. Over the course of the day, the facility will play host to its weekly women’s league, the Thirsty Boyz Tour and — in the...

  • Hunt Valley Country Club

    Hunt Valley Country Club

    Standing on the back patio of the clubhouse at Hunt Valley Country Club, perched high above the property’s rolling terrain, guests are afforded picturesque views of a rejuvenated golf course. As part of a project that began in 2014 and finished up in the spring of 2017, the featured 18 holes at...

  • Mount Pleasant Golf Course

    Mount Pleasant Golf Course

    Among the collection of Baltimore’s historic sporting venues, Mount Pleasant Golf Course holds its own special place. As host to the Eastern Open for 10 years in the 1950s and early 1960s, the course that currently straddles Northern Parkway in the outskirts of Baltimore City was played by some...

  • Mountain Branch Golf Club

    Mountain Branch Golf Club

    When it comes to establishing an identity, Mountain Branch general manager Carol McCarthy likes to think that the expansive property in Joppa has developed three of them. There’s the semi-private golf course, traversing through the hills and trees of southwestern Harford County to provide players...

  • Piney Branch Golf Club

    Piney Branch Golf Club

    During his more than 20 years on staff in a variety of different roles, Scott Wunder has developed a unique perspective when it comes to the Piney Branch Golf Club. From his humble beginnings on the cart staff when he was 15 all the way through to today where he fills the dual role of general manager...

  • Renditions Golf Course

    Renditions Golf Course

    Give Renditions golf course a few hours and it will transport you around the world. Labeled as “Golf’s Grand Slam Experience,” the course in Davidsonville features 18 replica holes from courses that have previously hosted at least one of golf’s major tournaments. Players are afforded the opportunity...

  • Whiskey Creek Golf Club

    Whiskey Creek Golf Club

    For the greater part of the last two decades, Whiskey Creek Golf Club has been receiving rave reviews for its picturesque layout featuring pristine conditions and a diverse set of challenging holes. The result of a collaboration between architect J. Michael Poellot and four-time major champion...

  • The Woodlands Golf Course

    The Woodlands Golf Course

    Technically speaking, the Woodlands golf course in Windsor Mill is just two short miles from the Baltimore Beltway — an easily accessible location in Southern Baltimore County. But as you pull down the tree-lined drive leading up the course’s expansive clubhouse, the hustle and bustle just around...

  • Worthington Manor Golf Club

    Worthington Manor Golf Club

    It’s in the little nuances that Worthington Manor gets its charm. From the way the 18-hole championship layout nestles itself into the rolling hills of the Frederick County countryside to the authentic feel of the refurbished 19th century clubhouse and rustic cart barn, there’s a natural beauty...